5 Budget-Friendly Tips to Avoid Identity Theft

tips to avoid id theftOver the last few years, it seems like data leaks and hacks are becoming both larger and more frequent.  And, well, that’s for good reason: they are.

In the last year alone there were huge intrusions at leading companies like Target, Adobe, Sony, and Apple.  Heck, even government agencies aren’t immune – the Federal Reserve and IRS were also dinged in 2013.

All told, there were 2,164 security incidents reported last year – exposing over 822 million personal records.  That’s more than double the previous high. [Read more…]